File:Banff Spring Hotel Alberta Kim Payant 03.jpg|thumb|upright=1.35|Banff Springs Hotel in Alberta, Canada
'''Canadian Pacific Hotels''' was a division of the Canadian Pacific Railway
(CPR) that operated a series of resort hotel
s across Canada
. Most of these hotels were originally built and operated by the railway's hotel department, while a few were acquired from Canadian National Hotels
. Today, they are operated under the Fairmont Hotels and Resorts|Fairmont
name, and remain some of Canada's most exclusive hotels.
The CPR built two types of hotels: urban hotels and rural resort hotels. The urban hotels were located near a city's major passenger station and were intended for use by elite passengers of CPR trains. These hotels served businesspeople and visitors to the respective city, as well as passengers requiring overnight accommodation between connecting trains. The rural resort hotels were located in areas served by the CPR which had...